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2008 NW 56th St, Seattle, WA 98107-3127
+1 206-973-1970
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
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Renton, Washington, United States
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87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

You really can't go wrong. I had the pulled pork sandwich. The pork was moist & not a lot of bark which could sway a persons definition of good. The meat was piled high - the bun was grilled (an absolute necessity imho) the side of cole slaw was good - thick green and red cabbage (slightly mayo ish) they... More 

Thank Chris R
Seattle, Washington
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126 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

People and atmosphere are very nice at this neighborhood BBQ joint. Unfortunately the ribs are dreadful. While totally tender and fall off the bone, they completely lack in taste and have no smoke in them at all. To add insult to injury, the sauces are insipid versions of the BBQ styles of various states like Texas, Tennessee and the Carolinas... More 

Thank Michael V
Seattle, Washington, United States
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75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015

I was born and raised on Texas bbq and this is a nice retreat in Seattle! The ribs are delicious and fall off the bone. The sauce choices are a treat and change up each bite of your meal and we all know it's the "sides" that make the meal, and their choices are wonderful and yummy.

Thank LBell206
Seattle, Washington
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129 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2015

C'mon, sometimes you just want brisket! The food is good and the staff friendly. Parking is a little tricky, or find a metered zone. Service is quick and efficient when they are busy. There is a good selection on the menu.

Thank Mike B
Seattle, Washington
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617 reviews
375 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2015

I have a professional smoker that I have used a lot over eight years so I am always picky when in comes to BBQ that I have not tried before. Been wanting to try out the Boar's Nest for over a year and finally stopped in for lunch today. Small but decent seating and a great menu that looks to... More 

Thank tall_six6
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015

I had lunch here with a friend recently. My sandwich was very good and the staff was very friendly. There's a small outdoor seating area in front, which is a great place to sit if you have a dog.

3 Thank David O
Seattle, Washington
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2014

Onlly decent meat but the sauce choice makes it great. up to SIX different BBQ sauces to use. Good chicken and brisket and any side you want!

Thank Robin H
Rockville, Maryland
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450 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2014

They do a good job getting the smoke into the meats and serve good sized portions of the meats. Their sides are mixed. Fried pickles are a bit greasy and sweet potato fries a bit overdone and cool. It is suggested that they increase the portion size on the beans and slaw. Too small for a relatively inexpensive side. Seattle... More 

Thank TomWall60
Saratoga Springs, New York
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94 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2014

The boars nest is only a couple blocks away from my apartment. I just moved here from New York and I've tried several other barbecue places here in Seattle and none compare to the boars nest. I've tried several of their menu items and everything is awesome. Their meats have such a nice smoke flavor to them but not too... More 

Thank steve s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2008 NW 56th St, Seattle, WA 98107-3127
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-973-1970

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?